Sen. Feingold, D, still in trouble 

I think I’ve found my new least-favorite phrase: “virtual dead heat.”

Notwithstanding my own objections, here are the results of a Rasmussen poll in Wisconsin, where Republicans would love to knock off Sen. Russ Feingold, D:

Incumbent Democrat Russ Feingold is still in a virtual dead heat with endorsed Republican challenger Ron Johnson in Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate race.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state shows Feingold drawing 46% of the vote, while Johnson picks up 45%. Only three percent (3%) would vote for another candidate, and six percent (6%) are undecided.

The two men also were tied in late May, just after Johnson was officially endorsed at the state’s Republican convention.

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David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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